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CURRICULUM PACKAGES

Bring history to life with our history themed curriculum packages! Designed to supplement the Key Stage 2 curriculum, each package will transport your students back through time to learn how their ancestors lived.

Available Topics

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Roman Invader

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Prehistoric Britain

Viking Explorer

3300 BC - 1200 BC

Step back in time and join a Stone Age hunter gather tribe living 10,000 years ago. In order to survive in this rich, yet hostile, landscape, you must start learning skills you would need to thrive. This ancient environment is full of dangers and variables, so your students will need their wits about them...

AD 43 - AD 410

Visit Britain 2000 years ago and spend the day discovering what it was like to live as a Roman. Learn what made the Romans a successful invading force, from forming Testudos to creating Tabula. Students will take part in a variety of activities to bring the classroom topic to life.

Spend the day learning what it was like to live as a Viking. Learn what made the Vikings such formidable invaders; experience how the Viking warriors travelled across the seas and navigated. Next, learn about their skilled manufacture, stories telling and preparation for battle.

AD 800 - AD 1150

Billy and Molly were so knowledgeable and gave the children an incredible insight into the Romans through practical, interesting and engaging activities.

Nottingham High Junior School, 2022

What can I book?

History themed curriculum can be booked as a day trip or as part of an overnight residential. A day trip can include up to 6hr15 of activities, with an average day running from 09:00 - 16:00. 

Overnight trips also include an evening activity that lasts 1hr30.

Curriculum packages are available from October to March (trips in March must be part of a residential). Not sure what to book? Contact our team for more information!

If you would like to book a standard activity residential or day trip, visit our schools page for more information.

Sessions

Activity Descriptions & Risk Assessments

Use these filters to read descriptions for each activity based on your preferred topic

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Archery & Archaeological Dig

Return to the modern world to explore archaeology and what may be lying underground. During the archery session students will learn how to shoot a bow and will have the opportunity to become a master hunter.

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Pre Historic Britain

Day Activity

Cave Art & Nature Awareness

Create and use horsehair brushes and simple sponges from moss using natural pigments. Becoming aware of our surroundings in Nature Awareness to learn more about what nature has to offer.

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Pre Historic Britain

Day Activity

Percussion Fire Lighting & Shelter Construction

Participants will learn the importance and uses fire had for our ancestors. During the Shelter Construction participants will work as a tribe to build an effective shelter.

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Pre Historic Britain

Day Activity

Labours of Hercules

During this evening activity, embark on a journey following in the footsteps of Hercules the divine hero in Greek mythology. Groups will follow a set of challenges to complete together.

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Roman Invader

Evening Activity

Prehistoric Campfire

During the evening campfire session participants will gain an understanding of prehistoric glue and what it would be used for. Crushing charcoal, preparing seeds/wool and heating of resin will create a thermoplastic glue.

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Pre Historic Britain

Evening Activity

Theft of Thor's Hammer

During this evening activity, embark on a perilous and challenging journey to steal the legendary Thor’s Hammer. Groups will follow a set of challenges to locate and steal Mjölnir.

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Viking Explorer

Evening Activity

Legion & Dress the Solider - Romans

Embark on a journey to become part of the Roman legion. The must pass the physical training and prepare marching formations to earn their uniform.

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Roman Invader

Day Activity

Archery & Throwing & Siege

During the session participants will learn how to shoot a bow and how the romans used and trained with the bow to conquer empires. Guided practice to begin and then various engaging team games.

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Roman Invader

Day Activity

Dress the Viking & Archaeological Dig

Groups will make their way down into the archaeological dig site armed with excavation tools and record sheet. Then, children will learn what clothing and weapons the Viking carried,

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Viking Explorer

Day Activity

Archaeological Dig & Bushcraft

Discover Archaeology and uncover more about Roman Britain by digging into the ground. Heading into the woods, participants will learn the importance and many uses fire had for Roman Britain.

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Roman Invader

Day Activity

Manufacture & Bushcraft

Participants will learn the importance of the many uses fire had for the Vikings. Then, learn the skill of cordage making from natural fibres to create a length of cord. Using this cord, they will bind together a piece of leather that they have worked.

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Viking Explorer

Day Activity

Runes & Longboat Building

Find and translating message written in Viking Runes to uncover an age-old Nordic tale. The group will embark on a long sea journey, building their own Viking Longboat and learn what made them such efficient sea goers.

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Viking Explorer

Day Activity

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